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Spider Facts vs. Myth; Don't Let Arachnophobia Get The Best Of You On Halloween (INFOGRAPHIC)

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Do you really swallow four spiders a year? Are hobo spiders actually that dangerous? Surprisingly, no.

The folks over at Porch.com put together this eye-opening, creepy crawly-themed infographic to dispel some of the worst arachnophobic fears you might have. Because really, spiders can be some of the coolest creatures out there.

And remember, although spiders aren't usually aggressive, if you're bitten, the CDC recommends trapping or identifying the spider that bit you and then seeking medical help immediately.

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